Iran exported $28.17 billion worth of goods and gas condensates in the past eight months to November 20, the head of Iran Trade Development Organization said on Saturday.
Mojtaba Khosrowtaj told IRNA that the figure registers 5.7 percent increase compared to that for the same period last year.
Khosrowtaj, also deputy minister of industry, mines and trade, said that in the past seven months to October 21, $170 million worth of machine carpet and moquette and $166 million worth of hand-woven carpets were exported from the country.
Iran has set an export target of $50 billion
During the same period, $103 million worth of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment were exported from Iran, up by 50 percent compared to the corresponding period last year, he said.
According to Iran’s Customs House, Iran’s non-oil exports last year stood at $42.415 including $6.664 billion worth of gas condensates.
Iran has set an export target of $50 billion worth of goods and gas condensates for the current Iranian year (started March 21).